"SPEAKING TO THE LISTENER"
Bringing creativity that remolds the mainstream rock genre and busts out thought provoking lyrics while arranging a positive outlook for the modern audience. Slamming energy and new life onto airwaves with a sonic blend of melodies, that speaks to the listeners.
Upstate, NY singer, songwriter, and artist whose music ranges from acoustic rock to heavier flavors who writes, creates and develops his own music. "It has been a blessing." Palangi said due to some of his past medical issues growing up with those hardships but learning to adapt and overcome challenges with his passion and drive. One of the most important things to Frank is interaction and standing tall for his positive influence for fans. From emails, to social media everyday, to personal phone calls to shows with talking, taking pictures and hanging at the merch booth and walking around personally getting to know people. Frank's online networking and promotions are heavy and is easy for fans to know where they can hear, see, and connect.
Palangi performs as frequently as possible and plays heavily throughout the northern eastern area. Any chance he gets to play either solo or band backing type show, he rocks the house giving energetic, true, and enjoyable performance. With branching out with national artists for shows in other states/tours... the future is wide open for this musician.
2013 brings new light, exposure and industry game with the EP album titled "I AM READY". The 2012 single "I AM READY" proved to be a solid modern rock track that attracts your attention and is not the traditional cookie cutter material with raw ambition. Along with "FROZEN" the ballad single off the record, producer Rob Coates from Nashville, TN, who has worked with many mainstream and Grammy nominated artists, has brought that raw, solid, and modern twist with Frank's honest, determined, and motivating personally to life. Members of signed acts from "Pillar" drummer Lester Estelle jr and guitar Noah Henson, "Eowyn" guitarist Jacob Veal has performed with Frank as well. "Frank’s natural talent and certifies that he can write songs that compete with the big boys of rock." Jamsphere Magazine.
Still an independent artist but he is taking the challenges of what it takes to grow and catching ears of the industry. Frank executive produced, entered the mixing arena, and recording as well which proves to be a statement in his career.
Past works which include "Frank Palangi EP" from 2011 produced by veteran Rogers Masson (Marilyn Manson, Vintage Trouble). The sessions held in music center of the world, Nashville, TN. Frank has written, performed, and co-produced this material which brings out the talented young man determination. Rogers says, “This is the baddest rhythm section in the land, and along with the vocal guidance of singer Josh Brown (former Full Devil Jacket singer) , Frank’s songs are going to turn out amazing.” "EP" Mastered by Mult-Grammy Award winner Gavin Lurssen. Signed act "Day of Fire" worked and performed with Frank on the EP as well.
His constant playing, marketing (and constant writing and recording, too) are signs of his deep passion for music, something he believes is required for someone to be truly accomplished as a young musical artist. "If you want to play music and live your dreams, it must be a passion, a drive and a will. Practice and focus is a big key. I have a saying, I have no plan B on backing down on my dreams."
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He has received radio airplay/interviews on national and his local market levels with FM/internet stations. Local and national online newspaper/magazine/blogs/reviews write-ups including FOX 23NEWS, GUITARWORLD MAGAZINE.
Music licensing through Ourstage.com (an MTV Partner website) and various other companies for placements. Opening for national artists FUEL, TRAPT, Candlelight Red, Young Guns, HURT, Prospect Hill, Bad Axis, Sirsy, Deluka, Jess Malin (Former D-Generation singer), Silversyde. Local talent contests (placing in top 20). Winning "BEST IN THE REGION" for acoustic act in local paper. Film projects through companies like RED BULL contests placing top 50. Placing in final top 50 of the Grammy Live contest 2012. [+]